Back in June, I posted on my Instagram stories about how I’d experienced someone asking me a very blunt (and actually a bit rude) question within minutes of seeing them. This was also someone that I’d never spoken to about my health conditions, and although they might have seen some of the pieces I post […]Read More Inappropriate Things That Have Been Said to Me and My Fellow Endo Bunnies
This article comes with a trigger warning. I’m deep into the third trimester of my pregnancy, and boy has it come around fast! At the time of writing, I am close to being 37 weeks pregnant and am now on maternity leave. We’ve again spent this trimester in and out of hospital and having a […]Read More The Third Trimester of Pregnancy (Weeks 29-40)
I’ve touched on the topic of working or maintaining a career with chronic illness(es) before, and as much as I try to follow my own advice, it’s hard to stick at. And why does it always take something major or serious for us (and maybe our employers/colleagues) to finally understand and take action? It’s a […]Read More “We Don’t Live to Work, We Work to Live”
This article comes with a trigger warning. The second trimester of my pregnancy has continued to be quite tough, although rewarding – we have gotten to see our baby on a lot of scans and watch it grow, and start to feel it moving. We were still getting over the shock of me managing to […]Read More The Second Trimester of Pregnancy (Weeks 13-28)
This article has been written by my lovely friend Libby. You may recognise her from her previous article which focussed on sex – you can read it here. NSFW How to feel sexy with a chronic illness? Yes it’s possible! Hello again, it’s Libby talking about sex again. I feel like sex is such an […]Read More How to Feel Sexy with a Chronic Illness
I have been lucky enough to be nominated for the “Disability Blogger Award” by my lovely friend and fellow blogger Jordyn. So I owe her a massive thank you! If you want to know more about her, the link to her excellent blog is here, and her equally excellent Instagram page is here. The “Disability […]Read More I’ve Been Nominated for the “Disability Blogger Award”!
Trigger warning: mention of pregnancy. As I am close to entering my third trimester, my husband and I have found that being pregnant whilst living with and trying to manage other health conditions something that has been a definite challenge, but also provided us with some positives – the main one being just how well […]Read More Managing Long-Term Illness(es) Whilst Pregnant